Root Words #8
|Abrasive|| Rough, Coarse, Harsh|
Avoid using abrasive sponges or scouring creams: you could permanently damage your new units.
|Bilk|| Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of|
Bilk millions out of investers.
|Covert|| Not openly acknowledged or displayed.|
As it flew away from me it showed white undertail coverts and belly.
|Engender|| Make children.|
Engendered by visual input.
|Hangar|| A large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained.|
Hangars on an active airfield.
|Knotty|| Knotty issue of building consent.|
Knotty issue of building consent.
|Nuane|| Something subtle, a fine shade of meaning.|
After a while you even grasp the subtle nuances too.
|Plagiarism|| A piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work.|
Plagiarism detection systems are of no help to us.
|Reown|| Fame, Glory|
Renowned for the excellence of its eating houses and country pubs.
|Tangent|| Ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle.|
Tangent arc was the bright area on the horizon directly below the sun.